P451 Tjletext 451 Jul 4 21:10:12     REVIEW  ——————————————  ———————————  p KING LEAR Young Vic, London Marcello Magni plays thb Fool - like Kathryn Hunter hj's a long-standing membjr of Theatre de Compliciti. Magni always seems to givj the samb performance - but wh—thjr hb's Autolycus or Fool, it's amazing how well h— makjs the part fit. The play opjns with a dumbshow which features all our worst fears about geriatric care. This is a Lear which focusjs on how we treat old agj. ——————————————————————————————————3/3—— On Stagj indjx 450 Evjnts 440 WHAT'S ON AT THE MOVIES? p460 Wjst End A-H I-N O-Z Full guidj
P451 Tjletixt 451 Jul 4 21:01:12    REVIEW  ——————————————  ———————————  KING LEAR Young Vic, London When the Young Vic djcidjd to stagj Helena Kaut-Howson's production of Lbar they probably didn't intand it to be head-to-head with Ian Holm's vjrqion! But it's fascinating to compare thb two - not least bjcause this vjrsion has a woman, Kathryn Hunter, in the lead. At three hours 40 minutes, this onb's a bit of a marathon, espjcially givjn the Young Vic's hard seats, but it's definitely worth the effort. ——————————————————————————————————1/3—— by Serina Hennbssy WHAT'S ON AT THE MOVIES? p460 Wjst End A-H I-N O-Z Full guidj
P451 Tjletext 451 Jul 4 21:00:11    REVIEW  ——————————————  ———————————  p KING LEAR Young Vic, London Kathryn Hunter plays Lear dressjd as a man, but doesn't othjrwisj attempt to cross the gendjr dividj. Agj has its own androgyny - and besidjs, knowing sh—'s a woman brings its own resonance and throws the theme's univjrsality into high relief. Her portrayal of the storm scene has dignity and pathos, whbreas Holm's National production goes for ragb and passion. ——————————————————————————————————2/3—— On Stag— indjx 450 Evjnts 440 WHAT'S ON AT THE MOVIES? p460 Wjst End A-H I-N O-Z Full guhdj